Address: Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Telephone: 020 8417 9000
Vice Chancellor: Professor Julius Weinberg
The mission of Kingston University is to:
- promote participation in higher education, which it regards as a democratic entitlement;
- strive for excellence in learning, teaching and research;
- realise the creative potential and fire the imagination of all its members; and
- equip its students to make effective contributions to society and the economy.
Although this statement was first made about 10 years ago, it continues to sum up the University’s key aspirations – widening participation, excellence in teaching and research, and enabling graduates to pursue successful careers as well as being active citizens.
Recent news from Kingston University
16 May: Honorary degree marks courage of 7/7 survivor Gill Hicks
The final person to be pulled alive from the wreckage of a Piccadilly line train following the July 7 terror attacks has been made an Honorary Doctor of Science by Kingston University and St …
16 May: Paramedic science students head to the scene of the crime
Trainee paramedics have joined forces with forensic science students to hone their skills at Kingston University's very own scene of crime house.
16 May: Trio of talented trainees nominated for Student Nursing Times Awards
Three students from Kingston University and St George's, University of London are celebrating reaching the final shortlist for awards honouring the nation's most inspirational and dedicated future …
14 May: Enterprising designer believes disability should be no barrier to style
A Kingston University MA Fashion student has used his creative to talents to conjure up a sophisticated yet practical range of clothing for wheelchair users.
10 May: Sport and exercise sciences specialists help Briton achieve top 10 placing at Marathon des Sables
Kingston University experts have helped athletes prepare for the gruelling Marathon des Sables, which involves five days of competition across the Sahara in temperatures soaring above 50 degrees …